Asthma | Maternal Variables Associated With Adherence in Children With Asthma
Asthma research study
What is the primary objective of this study?
A questionnaire will be used in order to find out the reasons for poor adherence for
long-term treatment in children with asthma. The hypotheses is maternal factors including the
knowledge that asthma is a chronic disease and fear to administer inhaled steroids are major
obstacles for appropriate adherence.
Who is eligible to participate?
- Parents to children aged 2 - 12 years with moderate to severe asthma to whom inhaled
steroids was described for a period of at least 4 weeks.
- Parents who will not agree to sign the consent form and parents who do not speak and
understand the Hebrew language.
Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?
Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.
Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.
Start Date: July 2008
Completed Date: June 2011
Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references
Principal Investigator: Dan Engelhard, MD
Lead Sponsor: Hadassah Medical Organization